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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Veterans Writing Workshop
Veterans meet once a week for valuable peer support and feedback. The free workshop will conclude with the publication of a print anthology that preserves and celebrates the veterans’ writing. Sponsored by the Fordham Veterans Initiative.
6:30 p.m. | Room 120, Westchester Campus
Contact: (866) 933-7780,
 info@veteranswritingworkshop.org 

Daily Masses
To view all three campuses’ daily Masses, visit Campus Ministry’s website.

Athletic Events
To view schedules, visit the Fordham Sports website. 

News Flash

National Organization of Forensic Social Work Comes to Fordham
This weekend, social workers from around the country will gather at Fordham University for the annual National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW) conference. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.

An Air Conditioner? No, a Lightning Rod.
112 years ago, Willis Carrier unveiled the plans for his “Apparatus for Treating Air,” a contraption that was designed to lower the humidity in a Brooklyn printing plant.  There was a bonus; with some tinkering, it could cool the air, too. For complete details, read the article on the Fordham University Press page.


Mural-Making Provides Outlet for Volunteers, Soothing Scenery for Needy 
Staci Bruce remembers seeing the pictures in a hospital some years ago. Pastoral scenes, animals, still life, all created to lend a sense of peace, calm, and comfort to an otherwise stressful environment. Why, she wondered, couldn’t clients of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York also benefit from brightly colored artwork in its facilities? For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news blog.

Laura Winter Joins Softball Coaching Staff
Fresh off her team’s third Atlantic 10 title and fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in the last five years, Fordham Softball Head Coach Bridget Orchard has announced the addition of Laura Winter to her staff as a pitching coach for the 2015 campaign. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s athletics page.

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